Vietnam’s U19 football team were unable to gain a win, losing 1-2 to Australia in the final knockout stage for Group C in the 2018 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U19 Championship on October 22.

Over 2,600 runners compete in Hanoi Int’l Heritage Marathon

More than 2,600 runners, including foreigners from 50 countries and territories, took part in the Hanoi International Heritage Marathon 2018 in the capital city on October 21.

Hoa Binh Hydropower Company launches third open tennis tournament

(HBO) – Hoa Binh Hydropower Company has organised the third open tennis tournament 2018 to mark the 30th founding anniversary of the company (November 9, 1988). The tournament saw the participation of ten tennis clubs in Hoa Binh province and leaders of provincial departments, Hoa Binh city, Son La Hydropower Company and Hoa Binh Power Company.

Struggling Germany: First steps, but not yet over the line

The future of German national coach Joachim Loew remains uncertain despite substantial changes made in the Nations League clash against 2018 World Champion France (2-1).

Vietnam wins 40 medals, ranking 12th at Asian Para Games

Vietnam bagged a total of 40 medals, including eight gold, eight silver and 24 bronze medals, ranking 12th at the freshly-concluded 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia. The continent’s biggest sports event for athletes with disabilities took place from October 6-13.

AFF Cup: Vietnam football team aim to win group

The Vietnam national football team has set the immediate target of winning top spot in Group A at the upcoming ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Championship - AFF Suzuki Cup 2018.

Ruthless England leave Spain shell-shocked in Seville

England ran riot by scoring three first-half goals to stun Spain and earn a 3-2 away win in the Nations League on Monday as they moved back into contention in League A Group 4 with their first victory on Spanish soil for 31 years.

VN’s swimmer honoured at Asian Para Games closing ceremony

Vietnamese swimmer Vo Thanh Tung was among outstanding athletes honoured at the closing ceremony of the 2018 Asian Para Games, which took place in Jakarta, Indonesia, on October 13 evening.

Becamex Binh Duong dash Hanoi FC’s hopes for ‘double title’

Hanoi FC’s ambition for scoring a ‘double title’ in the 2018 season ended up in smoke as they were held to a goalless draw by Becamex Binh Duong in the second leg semifinal of the 2018 National Cup football tournament on October 11.

Nearly 200 participate in soft volleyball event for senior citizens in Ky Son district

(HBO) – Ky Son district successfully organised the 2nd soft volleyball tournament for elderly people in 2018. This is a practical activity to celebrate International Day for Elderly Persons (October 1) and carry out an action month for Vietnamese elderly.

FIFA announces global strategy to boost women's football

FIFA announced a new global strategy for women’s football on Tuesday in an effort to create revenue streams and increase grassroots participation.

Boxing - the key sport of the province

(HBO) – Although boxing has been developing in recent years, it is considered as a potential sport and the athletes have competed and achieved medals in the national boxing competitions. However, the task of maintaining, developing and improving the rankings in regional and national competition is still difficult.

Asian Para Games 2018: Swimmer brings home another gold

Swimmer Vo Thanh Tung pocketed his second gold medal on October 9 at the ongoing Asian Para Games 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Asian Para Games: Vietnam wins second gold medal

The powerlifting team won a second gold medal for Vietnam at the ongoing 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia (INAPG 2018) on October 8 thanks to a brilliant display by lifter Nguyen Binh An in the men’s 54kg category.

Lifter seizes first gold medal for Vietnam at Youth Olympics 2018

Weightlifter Ngo Son Dinh brought home the first gold medal for Vietnam at the ongoing 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Argentina after finishing triumphant in the men’s 56kg category on October 7 (local time).

Mai Chau holds third soft volleyball tournament for elder people

HBO – Mai Chau district’s Association of the Elderly recently coordinated with the district’s culture-sports centre in organising the third soft volleyball tournament for elder people, in response to the action month for the elderly in Vietnam and the 27th International Day of Older Persons.

Nishikori through to Japan Open final against Medvedev
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Home favourite Kei Nishikori defeated Frenchman Richard Gasquet 7-6(2) 6-1 in the semi-finals of the Japan Open on Saturday, setting up a final against Russian qualifier Daniil Medvedev.

Tennis: Muguruza falls to Sabalenka in Beijing second round

Former world number one Garbine Muguruza was beaten 7-5 6-4 by Aryna Sabalenka in the China Open second round on Tuesday (Oct 2) while an ailing Jelena Ostapenko lost 6-0 6-0 to Wang Qiang.

Vietnamese athletes arrive in Indonesia for Asian Para Games

The Vietnamese delegation arrived in Jakarta, Indonesia on October 1 to compete in the third Asian Para Games scheduled for October 6-14. The delegation is comprised of 75 members, including 52 athletes and 11 coaches and caretakers, led by Vice President and General Secretary of the Vietnam Paralympic Association Vu The Phiet.

US Open champion Osaka confident on first day of China Open

US Open champion Naomi Osaka got her China Open off to a winning start in Beijing on Monday.

Nearly 1,500 athletes join Hanoimoi newspaper Run for Peace

Nearly 1,500 athletes competed in the 45th Ha Noi Moi (New Hanoi) Newspaper Run in pedestrian space around Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi on September 30.

Germany wins right to host Euro 2024
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Germany will host the Euro 2024 football tournament after comfortably beating the only other bidders Turkey in a two-horse contest on Thursday.

Shocks aplenty in 2018 Wuhan Open second round

Round two at the 2018 Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open brought more mixed results for local players and a number of major upsets.

Developing the mass movement of sports and physical training

(HBO) - In response to the campaign of "All people practice exercise following the example of our Great Uncle Ho ", the mass movement of sports and physical training in the province has always been concerned, directed and developed strongly with many diversified forms, expanding to most locality, attracting a large number of local people.

Vietnam to welcome AFF Cup in October

Vietnam will welcome the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Cup in October ahead of the event that will take place from November 8 to December 15.